barnburner

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barnburner

Any thing, event, or occasion that is especially exciting, impressive, and/or successful. I had so much fun at Jonathan's bachelor party last night; it was a real barnburner! The majority of the game was rather lackluster, but it was a barnburner in the final quarter.
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TWO goal hero Jamie McGonigle believes Coleraine showed their title mettle in Saturday's barn burner with Crusaders on the Ballycastle Road.
The Revealer has been described as "a barn burner gumbo of country, blues, rockabilly and punk, all mixed together for one hell of a guitar record.
don't tell Ruth - but there's a barn burner of a show scheduled to celebrate her birthday on Saturday at the Hi-Fi Lounge.
And to be candid, Michael Bloomberg is no barn burner.
Cesar Juarez admitted Nonito The Filipino Flash Donaire was the better man, but the Mexican warrior felt their 12-round barn burner should've been much closer in the scorecards.
The Kenda Cup finale, a UCI C2 race, will be the Boston Rebellion ProXCT and Barn Burner at Adams Farm in Walpole on July 11-12.
Dan Patrick was evident on inauguration day: In his speech, Abbott's tone was measured and managerial; Patrick's barn burner sounded more like a campaign speech, leaving some to wonder about his intentions for 2018.
If the Special Chiefs Assembly held in Ottawa May 27 is any indication, the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly scheduled for Halifax July 15 to 17, with a preliminary battle for supremacy held July 14 at a Confederacy of Nations meeting, should be a real barn burner.
has all the earmarks of a real barn burner, a propulsive read that stays one step ahead until the inevitable finale.
The loyal young Sarty's responses do not originate with Abner Snopes; so much is clear when we look closely at the barn burner and his tribe.
Andrew Breitbart delivers a barn burner," wrote Robert Avrech, the screenwriter behind the Brian de Palma thriller Body Double and the 1992 Melanie Griffith-as-undercover-Hasid romance A Stranger Among Us.
By most accounts, 2010 should have been a barn burner in the number of credit union mergers, based on rising assessments, the corporate crisis and a bad economy hitting a large part of the country.
October started out as a barn burner but closed rather timidly, causing slightly more than half of the retailers to miss consensus estimates," Todd Slater of Lazard Capital Markets stated, adding that value stores outperformed.
The Barn Burner is a double-reed duck call that will appeal to the duck hunter looking for a duck call that sounds like a duck without breaking the bank.
5 percent--no barn burner but certainly respectable.